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ESO 4. Biology and Geology

4. Natural History of the Earth
Why is the fossil record gappy and uneven?Why is the fossil record gappy and uneven?Ripple marksRipple marksArtistic depiction of the protoplanetary diskArtistic depiction of the protoplanetary diskArtistic depiction of the process of accretion in the protoplanetary diskArtistic depiction of the process of accretion in the protoplanetary diskArtistic depiction of the collision between Theia and the Earth (I)Artistic depiction of the collision between Theia and the Earth (I)Artistic depiction of the collision between Theia and the Earth (II)Artistic depiction of the collision between Theia and the Earth (II)Acasta gneiss (I)Acasta gneiss (I)Acasta gneiss (II)Acasta gneiss (II)Earth's ice through geologic timeEarth's ice through geologic timeEarth's clockEarth's clockFossil stromatolitesFossil stromatolitesAlive stromatolites in Shark Bay, AustraliaAlive stromatolites in Shark Bay, AustraliaFilamentous cyanobacteriaFilamentous cyanobacteriaDepiction of Ediacaran life formsDepiction of Ediacaran life formsAnatomy of trilobitesAnatomy of trilobitesTrilobite in lateral and ventral viewsTrilobite in lateral and ventral viewsEnrolled trilobiteEnrolled trilobiteCruziana, trackways of trilobites (I)Cruziana, trackways of trilobites (I)Cruziana, trackways of trilobites (II)Cruziana, trackways of trilobites (II)Reconstruction of an ammoniteReconstruction of an ammoniteLarge ammonite fossilLarge ammonite fossilIridiscent ammonite fossilIridiscent ammonite fossilThe truth about dinosaursThe truth about dinosaursFossil of <i>Archaeopteryx</i> (I)Fossil of Archaeopteryx (I)Fossil of <i>Archaeopteryx</i> (II) with impressions of feathersFossil of Archaeopteryx (II) with impressions of feathersFossil of <i>Archaeopteryx</i> (III) with impressions of feathersFossil of Archaeopteryx (III) with impressions of feathersReplica of an <i>Archaeopteryx</i> skeletonReplica of an Archaeopteryx skeletonModel of <i>Archaeopteryx</i>Model of ArchaeopteryxThe crater of ChicxulubThe crater of ChicxulubPhylogenetic tree of PrimatesPhylogenetic tree of PrimatesHominoids' skeletonsHominoids' skeletonsPhylogenetic tree of Hominines (I)Phylogenetic tree of Hominines (I)Phylogenetic tree of Hominines (II)Phylogenetic tree of Hominines (II)Phylogenetic tree of Hominines (III)Phylogenetic tree of Hominines (III)Pelvic girdle in homininesPelvic girdle in homininesToumaï (<i>Sahelanthhropus tchadensis</i>)Toumaï (Sahelanthhropus tchadensis)<i>Ardipithecus ramidus</i>Ardipithecus ramidus<i>Paranthropus aethiopicus</i>Paranthropus aethiopicus<i>Paranthropus boisei</i> (I)Paranthropus boisei (I)<i>Paranthropus boisei</i> (II)Paranthropus boisei (II)<i>Kenyanthropus platyops</i>Kenyanthropus platyopsLucy (<i>Australopithecus afarensis</i>)Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis)Reconstruction of the skull of <i>Australopithecus afarensis</i>Reconstruction of the skull of Australopithecus afarensisMrs. Ples (<i>Australopithecus africanus</i>)Mrs. Ples (Australopithecus africanus)<i>Homo habilis</i>Homo habilisTurkana boy (<i>Homo ergaster</i>)Turkana boy (Homo ergaster)Incomplete skull of <i>Homo antecessor</i> from Atapuerca (Spain)Incomplete skull of Homo antecessor from Atapuerca (Spain)<i>Homo heidelbergensis</i>Homo heidelbergensis<i>Homo neanderthalensis</i>Homo neanderthalensisArchaic <i>Homo sapiens</i> (Cro-Magnon)Archaic Homo sapiens (Cro-Magnon)Comparison between <i>H. sapiens</i> and <i>H. neanderthalensis</i> skullsComparison between H. sapiens and H. neanderthalensis skulls
7. The Earth's Internal Energy
Earth's cutawayEarth's cutawayConvection currents in the AsthenosphereConvection currents in the AsthenosphereProminent hotspots (I)Prominent hotspots (I)Prominent hotspots (II)Prominent hotspots (II)Heat flow in the GeosphereHeat flow in the GeosphereThe structure of a volcanoThe structure of a volcanoMount Egmont volcano in New ZealandMount Egmont volcano in New ZealandCleveland volcano in the Aleutian IslandsCleveland volcano in the Aleutian IslandsVolcanic landscape in Saudi ArabiaVolcanic landscape in Saudi ArabiaHawaii archipelagoHawaii archipelagoMons Olympus volcano in MarsMons Olympus volcano in MarsThe Pacific Ring of FireThe Pacific Ring of FireMap of volcanoesMap of volcanoesMap of earthquakesMap of earthquakesMap of earthquakes epicenters in the past decadesMap of earthquakes epicenters in the past decadesQuakes in the Kuril-Kamchatka TrenchQuakes in the Kuril-Kamchatka TrenchTypes of seismic wavesTypes of seismic wavesDiagram of the formation of a tsunamiDiagram of the formation of a tsunamiWater retreatment in the coast of Sri-Lanka before the tsunamiWater retreatment in the coast of Sri-Lanka before the tsunamiThe HimalayasThe HimalayasThe opening of the Atlantic Ocean according to Antonio Snider-Pellegrini in 1858The opening of the Atlantic Ocean according to Antonio Snider-Pellegrini in 1858PangaeaPangaeaLabelled map of the tectonic platesLabelled map of the tectonic platesBlank map of the tectonic platesBlank map of the tectonic platesEarth's map showing the oceanic reliefEarth's map showing the oceanic reliefOceanic relief in the northern PacificOceanic relief in the northern PacificThe structure of a continental marginThe structure of a continental marginTypes of tectonic boundariesTypes of tectonic boundariesDivergent tectonic boundary in IcelandDivergent tectonic boundary in IcelandDivergent tectonic boundary in the Persian GulfDivergent tectonic boundary in the Persian GulfConvergent tectonic boundary between two continental platesConvergent tectonic boundary between two continental platesConvergent tectonic boundary between two continental plates: the HimalayasConvergent tectonic boundary between two continental plates: the HimalayasConvergent tectonic boundary between an oceanic and a continental plateConvergent tectonic boundary between an oceanic and a continental plateMarianas trenchMarianas trenchBathyscaphe TriesteBathyscaphe TriesteConvergent tectonic boundary between an oceanic plate and a mixed plateConvergent tectonic boundary between an oceanic plate and a mixed plateTransform boundary in the San Andreas faultTransform boundary in the San Andreas faultPeridotitePeridotiteGabbroGabbroDioriteDioriteGrey graniteGrey graniteRed graniteRed graniteSyeniteSyenitePegmatitePegmatitePorphyryPorphyryAndesiteAndesiteBasaltBasaltPumicePumiceObsidianeObsidianeSlateSlatePhyllitePhylliteMicaceous schistMicaceous schistMicaceous garnetiferous schistMicaceous garnetiferous schistBanded gneissBanded gneissAugen gneissAugen gneissMarbleMarbleQuartziteQuartzite

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